Laura is a young adult who left care at 21 through extended foster care. Since her emancipation she has been successful in maintaining her housing while working in the child welfare field. She is a few credits shy from receiving her Associates and looks forward to moving forward in her career. She is goal-oriented and was active in a national foster youth organization that helped pass legislature for housing for foster youth. She is a great self advocate and a great reflection of a youth who utilized all foster care resources effectively.